Nourish your soul through your body and mind

On a recent sojourn in ‘Tuscany, Italy a wonderful book found me: Papale Papale by Florentine chef Fabio Picchi…”Thoughts and recipes to nourish your soul.” As I wandered around the Marcato Centrale, or Mercato di San Lorenzo in Florence, three floors of foodie heaven from sublime local Tuscan produce to a food hall where you … More Nourish your soul through your body and mind

Never let the stars out of your sight #daydream believe

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” I was taught the lesson of Eleanor Roosevelt’s words by five year olds at kindergarten in Japan. After overcoming the hysteria of the looks of their manga character English teacher, the inquisitive kindergarten class would question me: “Jennie chan…….what’s your dream?” The first … More Never let the stars out of your sight #daydream believe

Could Twitter actually be making me more mindful?

Social media has taken a bit of a bashing recently, with articles suggesting that it can cause addiction, unhappiness and envy, amongst other negative emotions. I for one have never taken to it…that was until I set up my calmingcrohns.com blog and a mindfulness twitter feed at the end of last year. Immediately hooked, I’ve not looked … More Could Twitter actually be making me more mindful?

Shun the ‘F word’ – feel the F.E.A.R and do it anyway

Ask yourself what role F.E.A.R plays in your life? We all, at some point in our lives, perhaps even daily, experience FEAR. London yoga and meditation teacher, David Lefebvre Sell introduced last week’s yoga class in Canary Wharf with an invitation to consider whether FEAR played a part in our yoga practice or, in our lives for that matter. … More Shun the ‘F word’ – feel the F.E.A.R and do it anyway